The Siege of Colchester – Apr 2002

Chris Penhall recounts the devastation inflicted on Essex’s oldest town during England’s Civil War in the 17 th century. The beginnings of the English Civil Wars in 1642 brought to an end 150 years during which English soil had been free of armed conflict. Essex...

Power to the people – June 2001

Chris Penhall takes us back to the 14th century. In the wake of the Black Death and Poll Tax, trouble is brewing. Walking past the tranquil churchyard of St Mary’s in Great Baddow on a bright June day, it is hard to imagine the fear and trepidation that must...

Insecurity: A soap opera with nobs on

Online Soap Project Description Insecurity : A Soap Opera With Knobs On! By Chris Penhall What do you get if you lock some Multimedia students, professional writers, amateur scribes, an internet “guru” and an award-winning playwright in a dark room for...